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28 min ago | Reuters

Apache CEO, Vermont activist build alliance on climate issues

Steve Farris runs a $33 billion Texas oil and gas company and turns, for advice, to a bearded Vermont environmentalist.


Related Topix: Apache, Oil & Gas, Activism, Texas, Stanley, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley, Chevron Corporation

4 hrs ago | The Times

Oil near $104 as traders weigh supplies, Ukraine

The price of oil remained near $104 a barrel Thursday as investors weighed the upheaval in Ukraine against a big increase in U.S. oil supplies.


Related Topix: US Energy Systems

8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Hercules: Sale of municipal utility ends multimillion-dollar fiasco

Hercules has sold its municipal utility to PG&E for $9.5 million, putting an end to a decade-long, multimillion-dollar misadventure.


Related Topix: Hercules, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Pinole, CA

13 hrs ago | KSWO

ConocoPhillips donates $1 million for OSU school

The new building will serve as the eastern anchor of the university's main quad and significantly increase space for the business school's 5,000 students and faculty members.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, ConocoPhillips

17 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The dividend of $0.285 per common share is payable May 15, 2014 to sha... )--Nlyte Software, premiere societe de logiciels au monde centree sur la gestion et l'optimisation des centres de donnees, a renforce aujourd'hui sa gestion du ... )--HanesBrands to hold live Internet audio webcast of its 2014 first-quarter investor conference call at 4:30 ... (more)


Related Topix: Apparel, Footwear, SKECHERS USA, San Francisco, CA, WGL Holdings

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Toledo Blade

DTE takes Fermi 2 nuclear plant offline

DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear plant in northern Monroe County was taken offline this morning for an indefinite amount of time because the utility said it needs to replace one of the plant's two main transformers.


Related Topix: DTE Energy

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Ex-bin Laden ally turns key witness in U.S. terror...

A British shoe bomb-plotter-turned-government informant, who once conspired with Osama bin Laden, has become a key witness for U.S. prosecutors seeking to give American juries a taste of life inside al Qaeda, court documents, U.S. and British officials and lawyers say.


Related Topix: Prison, US Energy Systems, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Southern California gas prices soar above $4 a gallon

A customer purchases gas Tuesday at the Mobil station at the corner of Diamond Bar Boulevard and Golden Springs Drive in Diamond Bar, where a gallon of regular unleaded sells for $4.79.


Related Topix: California, Boulevard, CA, Diamond Bar, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Empire, CA, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas

Washington Examiner

Va regs set hearings on Appalachian Power rates

The State Corporation Commission has set a Sept. 16 hearing in Richmond to review the electric provider's rates.


Related Topix: Appalachian Power

The Times

Entergy issues preliminary Q1 earnings guidance

New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. expects first-quarter earnings of around $2.28 per share, well above the 94 cents recorded in a year ago and stock analysts' $1.15 forecast.


Related Topix: Entergy, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy Mississippi

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Finmeccanica shares down on CEO change

Investors signaled concern Tuesday at a change of leadership at the scandal-plagued Finmeccanica defense contractor as part of sweeping management changes announced by Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at four strategic state-backed firms.


Related Topix: Enel SpA

The Raw Story

Futuristic walking, 'talking' drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking

Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, has designed a 500,000-pound rig for the oil and natural gas industry that can walk, rotate 360 degrees, be operated with a remote control, and load pipe automatically.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm

Southern Co. has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to help develop coal technologies, based in part on the coal gasification and carbon capture technology that Southern subsidiary Mississippi Power Co.


Related Topix: Southern, Mississippi Power, Kemper County, MS

CBS Local

Md. Gives Customers A Break On Utility Cutoffs

The commission ordered a two-month extension of the period when certain utilities are barred from terminating service to customers who are behind on payments.


Related Topix: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Maryland

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Recovery to begin for sunken barge in Miss. River

Salvage operations for a barge that overturned and sank last week in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas are expected to begin.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Kinder Morgan, Boat Disaster


Tulsa-based company pledges $3M for new park

Tulsa-based energy company Unit Corporation has announced it will contribute $3 million for the city's newest park planned along the Arkansas River.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Unit Corporation, Oil & Gas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Market Wire

MGM Energy Corp. Enters Into Arrangement Agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd.

MGM Energy Corp. announced today that, further to its March 11, 2014 press release, it has entered into a formal arrangement agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd. whereby Paramount would acquire all of the common shares of MGM Energy not currently owned by Paramount.


Related Topix: Paramount Resources, Oil & Gas

The Deerfield Valley News

VBSR Networking Get-Together Co-Hosted by Small Dog Electronics and Green Mountain Power

VBSR members and forward thinking business professionals are invited to attend the next VBSR Networking Get-Together on May 1, Co-hosted by Small Dog Electronics HQ and Green Mountain Power .


Related Topix: Green Mountain Power, Rutland, VT

KFQD-AM Anchorage

ConocoPhillips to resume Kenai LNG shipments

ConocoPhillips says it will resume exports of liquefied natural gas from a Kenai Peninsula facility.


Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Oil & Gas, Kenai, AK, Department of Energy, Nikiski, AK


TSX advances on strong U.S. retail sales, resource acquisitions

The Toronto stock market was higher Monday amid a strong reading on U.S. retail sales and major deal-making in the resource sector.


Related Topix: EnCana, Oil & Gas


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